Description - Creative Medieval Designs for Applique by Eileen Campbell
A splendid heraldic alphabet, inspired by illuminated medieval manuscripts, provides designs for applique on quilts, cushions and pictures. Fusible interfacing makes these medieval delights simple and fun! Eileen Campbell's applique method is presented in an understandable instruction guide that includes cutting the blocks and pieces, design tracing, the use of stabilisers, three-dimensional applique and free-form padding. A variety of stitches are reviewed and a section on tension makes sure you get it right. Complete instructions and patterns for the medieval inspirations quilt that was inspired by 15th and 16th century wood blocks are included along with an additional six projects.
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Author Biography - Eileen Campbell
Eileen Campbell worked as a primary school teacher for a total of 22 years. She has an interest and expertise in many crafts including weaving and related textile arts, fabric printing, bookbinding, calligraphy and photography. She began patchwork and quilting in 1984 and since 1993 has been working as a textile artist giving workshops and lectures both in Australia and overseas. Eileen specialises in machine work using applique, embroidery and quilting techniques. Her designs usually incorporate flora and fauna whether from nature or imagination. Her work is often embellished with beads, braids, etc. and machine quilted.